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Trade Secrets Podcast

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August 03, 2021

Trade Secrets Customs Basics Series - Part 7- "USMCA"

Welcome to the Trade Secrets Podcast, hosted by Damon Piatek, President & CEO of Welke Customs Brokers USA. Join Welke Customs Brokers USA President & CEO Damon Piatek for the 7th session of our 10-part "Free Trade Agreement" Series - "USMCA" Damon discusses the role of a licensed customs broker in the supply chain, and how engaging a customs broker in your operations creates competitive advantage. :50 Intro USMCA 1:09 Changes from NAFTA and What you need to do 3:03 Changes made from NAFTA to USMCA 7:00 USMCA Certificates and Why you need them 10:25 Recap and Tips For Connect with Welke Customs Brokers USA: Twitter: https://twitter.com/WelkeCustomsUSA LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/welke-customs-brokers-usa-inc/mycompany/?viewAsMember=true Website: http://www.yourcustomsbroker.com ...

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Trade Secrets - Episode 14 Marty Sadkin Director, Sam-Son Distribution

July 26, 2021

Trade Secrets - Episode 14 Marty Sadkin Director, Sam-Son Distribution

Welcome to the Trade Secrets Podcast, hosted by Damon Piatek, President & CEO of Welke Customs Brokers USA. This episode's guest is Marty Sadkin, Director, Sam-Son Distribution. Sam-Son Distribution began in 1971 as a small, regional warehouse in downtown Buffalo, NY. Their initial client base was a select group of Canadian Customs Brokers, who quickly gave them exceptional knowledge and experience in both transportation and distribution services across the U.S./Canadian border. Today, Sam-Son Logistics operates four warehouse locations totaling over 1.2 million square feet. The addition of their second Buffalo, NY, Los Angeles, CA, and Toronto, ON locations allow them to perform complete end-to-end supply chain and logistics services to a diverse customer base throughout Canada and the United States. :55 Intro and Welcome With Marty Sadkin, Director Sam-Son Distribution 3:16 How Sam-Son Distribution Focuses on Clients 4:45 What sets Sam-Son Distribution apart from other companies 7:30 Where is Sam-Son Distributions Warehouses 9:08 301 Duties and Tariffs 10:19 Section 321 Discussion 14:34 What’s In the future for supply chain and logistics 20:18 Wrap up and Contact Information For Sam-Son Distribution Connect with Welke Customs Brokers USA: Twitter: https://twitter.com/WelkeCustomsUSA LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/welke-customs-brokers-usa-inc/mycompany/?viewAsMember=true Website: http://www.yourcustomsbroker.com ...

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Trade Secrets - Episode 13 Doug Cooper Goldberry Roasting Co.

July 09, 2021

Trade Secrets - Episode 13 Doug Cooper Goldberry Roasting Co.

Welcome to the Trade Secrets Podcast, hosted by Damon Piatek, President & CEO of Welke Customs Brokers USA. This episode's guest is Doug Cooper, President for Goldberry Roasting Co. Join Damon and Doug for a discussion on the process behind importing Coffee. Started in 2010 by Doug Cooper, as a hobby in his basement, Goldberry Roasting Company has had the benefit of being able to grow slowly and intentionally over many years. Instead of focusing on sales, the early years of Goldberry Roasting Co. was focused on perfecting our craft, developing meaningful relationships and earning trust in the quality of their brand. 1:05 Welcome With Doug Cooper President Goldberry Roasting Co. and history 5:50 Goldberry Roasting Co. Mission 7:00 Working in Mexico and Importing Coffee 8:37 Coffee profiles from different regions 10:08 First Experience importing Coffee and export regulations 15:25 What’s the Future look like for Goldberry Roasting Co. 17:20 Wrap up and how to contact Connect with Welke Customs Brokers USA: Twitter: https://twitter.com/WelkeCustomsUSA LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/welke-customs-brokers-usa-inc/mycompany/?viewAsMember=true Website: http://www.yourcustomsbroker.com ...

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Trade Secrets - Episode 12 - Mark Ridley CEO GreenShoots FX

June 15, 2021

Trade Secrets - Episode 12 - Mark Ridley CEO GreenShoots FX

Welcome to the Trade Secrets Podcast, hosted by Damon Piatek, President & CEO of Welke Customs Brokers USA. This episode's guest is Mark Ridley, CEO for GreenShoots FX. Join Damon and Mark for a discussion on a fresh approach to international payments. GreenShootsFX provides their clients (exporters and importers alike) with a range of solutions designed to support all of their cross-border FX needs, from global collection accounts to first-class bulk payment capabilities to forward contracts with flexible terms. GreenShootsFX offers focus on superior pricing, access to more currencies and countries, a new level of transparency and control, enhanced risk management and robust client-account security. 1:20 Welcome and Opening with Mark Ridley, CEO GreenShootsFX 1:50 History and Background for GreenShootsFX 4:40 GreenShootsFX Podcast Info 6:12 Supply Chain and why Payments Are Linked 9:00 What markets is GreenshootsFX in 10:35 Shipping Costs are Rising 13:45 Success Story 17:37 Why Businesses are overlooking this process 21:00 What’s on the Horizon for GreenShootsFX 23:30 Contact Information Connect with Welke Customs Brokers USA: Twitter: https://twitter.com/WelkeCustomsUSA LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/welke-customs-brokers-usa-inc/mycompany/?viewAsMember=true Website: http://www.yourcustomsbroker.com ...

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June 01, 2021

Trade Secrets Customs Basics Series - Part 5- "Import Duties and Fees"

Welcome to the Trade Secrets Podcast, hosted by Damon Piatek, President & CEO of Welke Customs Brokers USA. Join Welke Customs Brokers USA President & CEO Damon Piatek for the fifth session of our 10-part "Basics of Customs and Importation" Series - "What is a Customs Broker?" Damon discusses the role of a licensed customs broker in the supply chain, and how engaging a customs broker in your operations creates competitive advantage. :38 Welcome and History on Duties and Taxes 4:00 Different Taxes for Importing 6:13 Antidumping Duties 8:10 Antidumping Duty Example 9:53 Section 301 and Section 232 Duties 13:00 Recap on Duties 13:42 Fees Connect with Welke Customs Brokers USA: Twitter: https://twitter.com/WelkeCustomsUSA LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/welke-customs-brokers-usa-inc/mycompany/?viewAsMember=true Website: http://www.yourcustomsbroker.com ...

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May 18, 2021

Trade Secrets Customs Basics Series - Part 4 - "Trusted Trader Programs"

Welcome to the Trade Secrets Podcast, hosted by Damon Piatek, President & CEO of Welke Customs Brokers USA. Join Welke Customs Brokers USA President & CEO Damon Piatek for the fourth session of our 10-part "Basics of Customs and Importation" Series - "What is a Customs Broker?" Damon discusses the role of a licensed customs broker in the supply chain, and how engaging a customs broker in your operations creates competitive advantage. :40 Welcome/Open 1:55 Trusted Trader Programs for Canada and Australia 3:05 CTPAT and how to become a member 5:03 Benefits of Joining 9:20 Site Inspection from Customs (CTPAT) 11:45 Contact Information and Wrap Up Connect with Welke Customs Brokers USA: Twitter: https://twitter.com/WelkeCustomsUSA LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/welke-customs-brokers-usa-inc/mycompany/?viewAsMember=true Website: http://www.yourcustomsbroker.com ...

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